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Xi Takes Prawns and Free Haircuts off Menu for 19th Party Congress

Xi Takes Prawns and Free Haircuts off Menu for 19th Party Congress

China’s Communist Party Congress is going thrifty this year, announcing that prawns, free haircuts and in-room fruit are off the menu for delegates.In a bid to tackle the extravagance among officials that’s often met with anger by regular Chinese folk, President Xi Jinping has told delegates not to expect the usual perks at the upcoming 19th Party Congress.The twice-decade event is set to bring 2,287 delegates to Beijing this Wednesday and is expected to last about a week.Wang Lilian, who is charged with providing hospitality at the congress, told China National Radio, “There won’t be any fruit put in ... Read More>>
How To: Find a Legit Massage in China

How To: Find a Legit Massage in China

Have you ever considered having a full body massage, but worried that your massage would turn into an unwanted sexy fiasco? Here we give you advice on how to recognize the differences between parlours offering sexual services and those that give legitimate professional massages in China. Although not generally known as a destination for prostitution or sex tourism in the way some other South East Asian countries are – places in which prostitution and pedophiles are a high profile social probld – China is still home to a large sex industry, and a great many prostitutes. The prevalence of prostitution is hardly surprisi... Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges:   

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